Schaueria flavicoma

Schaueria calycotricha

  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Schaueria flavicoma
  • Flower name
    Schaueria flavicoma
  • Scientific name
    Schaueria calycotricha
  • AliasGolden Plume, Schaueria flavicoma, Schaueria calycotricha
  • Place of originendemic to Brazil
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Schaueria flavicoma

Schaueria flavicoma (scientific name: Schaueria calycotricha) is an evergreen shrub of the genus Schaueria in the family Acanthaceae, which is endemic to Brazil. It is called 'Golden Plume' in English. In Brazil, it grows wild in tropical rainforests. The flowers are insectivorous and are mediated by bees and hummingbirds.

Common name: Schaueria flavicoma, scientific name: Schaueria calycotricha, synonym: Schaueria flavicoma, also known as Golden Plume, platinum-feathered flower, type of life: evergreen shrub, tree height: 1.5-2 m, monocotyledonous, petiole: paired, petiole: full margin, leaf length: 5-15 cm, leaf shape: ovate apical, symmetrical flowers, apical, inflorescence: globose, inflorescence diameter: 10 cm, inflorescence: tubular, apical lip-shaped, flower colour: white, bracts: yellow linear, fruit: capsule, flowering season: July-August.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Acanthaceae
  • Genus
    Schaueria
  • Species
    S. flavicoma
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height150.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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